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EEOC’s Indianapolis District Office Is Moving

Will Reopen at New Location Around Feb. 12INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is moving, the federal agency announced today. The new office continues to prioritize accessibility to the public and is […]

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Library Hotel to Pay $42,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Settles Federal Charges That Hotel Failed to Accommodate Front Desk Worker With a Stool or ChairNEW YORK – 299 Madison Ave. LLC, doing business as Library Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel in New York City, will pay $42,000 to a […]

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Medsurant Health to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

Neuromonitoring Company in Pennsylvania Resolves Federal Charges of Pay Discrimination and RetaliationPHILADELPHIA – Medsurant Holdings, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based healthcare services company providing intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring services to hospitals and surgeons in several states will pay $80,000 to settle a sex […]

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Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to Pay $40,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

State Government Agency Will Also Make Retroactive Salary AdjustmentsBALTIMORE – Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOTSHA), the agency that oversees the state highways throughout Maryland, will pay $40,000 to settle an equal pay lawsuit filed by the U.S. […]

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T.C. Wheelers to Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Harassment Lawsuit

Federal Agency Charged That a Transgender Cook at Tonawanda Pizzeria Was Subjected to a Hostile Work Environment Based on Gender IdentityBUFFALO, N.Y. – T.C. Wheelers, Inc., a restaurant that operates as T.C. Wheelers Bar & Pizzeria in Tonawanda, New York, […]

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Dollar General to Pay $42,500 to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Retailer Settled Lawsuit Alleging It Fired Sales Associate Because of Her PregnancyATLANTA – Nationwide retailer Dolgencorp, LLC, which does business as Dollar General, will pay $42,500 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. […]

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Trinity Health-Michigan to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Hospital Unlawfully Refused Applicant’s Request for Religious Exemption from Flu Shot Requirement and Rescinded Offer of EmploymentGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Trinity Health Grand Rapids, formerly known as Mercy Health St. Mary’s, a hospital and member of the Trinity Health-Michigan health […]

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EEOC Sues Ohio Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility for Age, Sex Discrimination

Federal Agency Charges The Laurels of Athens Discriminated Against Employee Because of His Age and SexCLEVELAND – The Laurels of Athens, a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Athens, Ohio, violated federal civil rights laws by discriminating against a physical therapy […]

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Cash Depot Pays $55,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

ATM Service Provider Resolves Federal Lawsuit Charging That It Failed to Accommodate And Fired Employee Because of DisabilityHOUSTON – Cash Depot, LTD, a privately owned, independent ATM service provider headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, agreed to pay $55,000 and provide […]

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EEOC Sues Disposal Company for Failing to Hire Female Trash Truck Drivers

Republic Services Rejected Female Driver in Favor of Less-Qualified Male and Under-Hires Female Drivers, Federal Agency ChargesST. LOUIS – Refuse disposal company Allied Services, LLC, doing business as Allied Waste Services of the Ozarks / Republic Services of the Ozarks, […]

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